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for hurricane sandy victims. matt lauer was the host. bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, and billy joel helped raise money. we'll show you some highlights. >> it was quite a show. >>> we are also live on the campaign trail as president obama and governor romney crisscross the country with just three days to go now until election day. with the race neck and neck, we'll take a look at how hurricane sandy and friday's job numbers could affect the race. we want to begin with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. we have complete coverage for you this morning from the clean to -up to the gas and food lines. we begin with the cancellation of the new york city marathon for the first time in its history. stephanie gosk. >> reporter: new york has been holding the marathon since 1970. this is the first time it's been cancelled. but since the moment mayor michael bloomberg said it was going to be cancelled, the anger started to grow. it was just among the victims, it was also their public officials, a number of them, and even runners themselves that were beginning to feel and worried that some of the researc
, including billy joel, bruce springsteen and the man sitting here right now, jon bon jovi. some of the worst devastation happened in his hometown and his home state. on thursday he had a chance to go home and see the damage and talk to people who had lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, john. good morning. nice to see you. >> no, it was hard, to see your hometown devastated like this and people that i grew up with, my grammer school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone and we're now homeless, never intended to be homeless. hard working blue collar people. >> the town you grew up in and means so much to you. >> yeah. >> what do you think it will take to rebuild? >> well, i think a concerted effort by we, by the collective we. i think as americans we all come together in these times of need and all feel we're all new yorkers in these times of need. we have been through it before and other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know some day we'll be supporting them. people come together in this time. >> and the call came out, and you obviously jumped in r
bruce springsteen, christina aguilera, jon bon jovi and billy joel joined in to help the red cross and storm relief efforts. you too can still join in to help with a pledge. go to redcross.org or call 1-800-help-now. we'll show the number throughout the broadcast. >>> when we come back, the effort to help those in desperate need before the storm struck. missions of mercy. shorten the distances... ♪ push beyond the possible... ♪ roar past convention... ♪ shift every course... [ hawk cries ] defy the elements... ♪ and bring the world to its knees... ♪ it takes the new 2013 ram 1500, engineered to move heaven and earth. the road doesn't end here. this is only the beginning. ♪ [ male announcer ] guts. glory. ram. [ male announcer ] guts. glory. picture great holiday savings... at the petsmart winter welcome sale. save up to 30% on hundreds of items, including select kong® dog and cat products. and all kong® dog collars are $4.99 each, friday through sunday only, at petsmart®. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've
place at rockefeller center, feature performances by a bevy of stars, billy joel, bruce springsteen, and the man here now, john bon jovi. some of the worst devastation in his hometown, home state. thursday he had a chance to go home, see the damage, talk to people that lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, jon. nice to see you. >> it was hard to see your hometown devastated like this, and people i grew up with, my grammar school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone, them saying to me we are now homeless. we never intended to be homeless. these were hard working, blue collar people. >> town you grew up in, meant so much to you. what do you think it takes to rebuild? >> concerted effort by the we, collective we, as americans we come together in times of need and all new yorkers in times of need, been through it before, supported other tragedies, people in other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know someday we're supporting them. people come together this time. >> the call came out, you obviously jumped in right away. a number of fellow perfo
>> reporter: another native son of new jersey bruce springsteen and long island are also scheduled to perform tonight along with the likes of sting and christina aguilera. >> my heart goes out to anyone suffering or going through a situation on such a large scale of loss. >> reporter: "today" show anchor matt lauer, himself a new york native, suggested tonight's fund-raiser to nbc executives after seeing devastation in queens firsthand. >> when we started to see by daylight the first images of what happened, i think we all knew that the predictions had been right and we did not overhype the storm. >> reporter: lauer got to cultivate his "today" show connections to start the roster of tonight's performances. >> to be able to pick up the phone and call people who are appearing tonight and have them say yes, that's one of the greatest things that's happened in my career. >> reporter: tonight's goal is getting viewers to say yes. to donations. marc barger, nbc news. >> and you can watch that concert tonight at 8:00 right here on nbc 4. >> a lot of big names coming together tonight. we'll all be w
the performers, jersey's bruce springsteen, bon jo vi, and matt lauer will host. you can watch it here on nbc 4, right after it at 10:00, we'll air monday night's episode of revolution. stay tuned, of course, for news4 at 11:00. >>> veronica, your eyes are glued to your computer and your weather models and we're interested in what you're seeing. >> we're still looking at the last storm, kind of evaluating it, looking at the next storm. it was the last storm sandy that we were looking at the weekend before last. days and days before it came up the coast. meteorologist chuck bell was looking at the guidance, the computer model. i'm going to talk to chief meteorologist doug kammerer right now who has a little bit more on the different models we were looking at and which one we were focusing on last week. >> i'll tell you what, veronica, this goes without saying, that the model for us as forecasters really help us shape our own forecast. of course, we're looking at all the different computer models to figure out exactly where we want to go with the storm. when we track a storm like sandy, let's loo
sandy coming together. we have some great performers lined up including bruce springsteen and the e street band, billy joel, jon bon jovi and more. >> all hosted by matt, 8:00 tomorrow night on the networks of nbc universal, all commercial-free and benefits the red cross. and now we want to talk about more what we were discussing, the unwatering teams, of course. most of sandy's flood waters have flooded the streets, but it's the water beneath that's presented the biggest challenge. on wednesday, i met the team leader of the engineers tasked with getting all that water out. sandy's winds and rains may be long gone, but one thing is here to stay. all that water. >> the army corps of engineers is sending us their best national team. they call it the national unwatering team. i didn't know there was such a name for a team. >> neither did we, but i got the chance to meet the head of the so-called unwatering team of the army corps of engineers. >> well, first of all, some people can't believe that you are known as the unwatering team. is that the term you would use? >> it was a term hand
asbury park the home of rock 'n' roll and bruce springsteen but this is different rock 'n' roll happening here as sandy makes its way onshore to the south of here. right now this is the latest on sandy. 260 miles south/southeast of cape hatteras, north carolina. it's 395 miles east of new york city. 75-mile-per-hour winds, northeast moving at 13 miles per hour. tropical force winds extend out 520 miles from the center of the storm, and that's going to be the big problem. as this system comes onshore it is certainly going to leave its mark. officials up and down the east coast are warning residents to take sandy very seriously. >> folks, this could be bad, really bad. it could impact us in several ways and for a long period of time. >> reporter: high winds and torrential rain could mean power outages for days. residents of coastal new jersey are bracing for the worst. >> the worst part is going to be the blooding. >> reporter: crews are busy pushing sand and using it to fill bags in hopes it will provide a barricade. homeowners along the coast are also preparing. >> don't want to take a ch
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